The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 530 498 504
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing STL 78 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 43
Average daily rate £503 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £41.50 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13548 12751 12255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.69% 27.15% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9507 8607 7865
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 172 250
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.43 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 47 £588 +6.81% 12
South East +10 26 £350 -5.08% 17
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
South West -11 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 £250 -
Midlands - 1 - -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 160 (98.16%) C++
2 107 (65.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 99 (60.74%) Multithreading
4 92 (56.44%) Linux
5 91 (55.83%) Unix
6 81 (49.69%) SQL
7 78 (47.85%) Oracle
8 63 (38.65%) Perl
9 54 (33.13%) OO
10 50 (30.67%) Software Engineering
11 39 (23.93%) Front Office
12 34 (20.86%) Python
13 33 (20.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 32 (19.63%) Low Latency
14 32 (19.63%) C#
15 31 (19.02%) Windows
15 31 (19.02%) SDLC
16 29 (17.79%) C
17 27 (16.56%) OLTP
17 27 (16.56%) Oracle Database
18 25 (15.34%) .NET
19 24 (14.72%) Release Management
19 24 (14.72%) Database Tuning
20 21 (12.88%) Derivative
21 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
21 19 (11.66%) Finance
22 17 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (10.43%) Risk Management
22 17 (10.43%) E-Commerce
22 17 (10.43%) OOP

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.91%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (4.91%) GSM
2 8 (4.91%) LTE
2 8 (4.91%) RANAP
2 8 (4.91%) RTP
2 8 (4.91%) UMTS
2 8 (4.91%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.68%) CTI
3 6 (3.68%) Network Security
4 3 (1.84%) HTTP
4 3 (1.84%) Profibus
5 2 (1.23%) GPRS
6 1 (0.61%) 2G
6 1 (0.61%) 3G
6 1 (0.61%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.61%) CDMA
6 1 (0.61%) SCCP
6 1 (0.61%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.56%) OLTP
1 27 (16.56%) Oracle Database
2 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.82%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.20%) RDBMS
5 14 (8.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Subversion
1 8 (4.91%) Trac
1 8 (4.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.68%) Moq
3 5 (3.07%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.61%) CasperJS
5 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.61%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 39 (23.93%) Front Office
2 19 (11.66%) Finance
3 16 (9.82%) Banking
3 16 (9.82%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 141 (86.50%) Developer
2 127 (77.91%) C++ Developer
3 50 (30.67%) Unix Developer
4 42 (25.77%) Oracle Developer
5 33 (20.25%) Linux Developer
6 31 (19.02%) Unix Engineer
7 30 (18.40%) Software Engineer
8 25 (15.34%) C++ Software Engineer
9 23 (14.11%) C++ Software Developer
10 21 (12.88%) Software Developer
11 18 (11.04%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (11.04%) SQL Developer
11 18 (11.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 16 (9.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 13 (7.98%) MySQL Developer
14 10 (6.13%) Front Office Developer
15 6 (3.68%) Front Office C++ Developer
16 5 (3.07%) C# Developer
16 5 (3.07%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
16 5 (3.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (65.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 25 (15.34%) .NET
3 15 (9.20%) MFC
4 11 (6.75%) ATL
5 10 (6.13%) XML
6 7 (4.29%) COM
6 7 (4.29%) WCF
7 6 (3.68%) LINQ
7 6 (3.68%) NHibernate
7 6 (3.68%) REST
7 6 (3.68%) SOAP
8 3 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.23%) Dojo
9 2 (1.23%) Middleware
9 2 (1.23%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.61%) CSS
10 1 (0.61%) HTML
10 1 (0.61%) POSIX
10 1 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (12.88%) Derivative
3 11 (6.75%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.29%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.68%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.84%) Equities
8 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.23%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) DTV
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 92 (56.44%) Linux
2 91 (55.83%) Unix
3 31 (19.02%) Windows
4 14 (8.59%) Solaris
5 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (60.74%) Multithreading
2 54 (33.13%) OO
3 50 (30.67%) Software Engineering
4 32 (19.63%) Low Latency
5 31 (19.02%) SDLC
6 24 (14.72%) Database Tuning
6 24 (14.72%) Release Management
7 17 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.43%) E-Commerce
7 17 (10.43%) OOP
7 17 (10.43%) Risk Management
8 13 (7.98%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (6.13%) ETRM
9 10 (6.13%) High Availability
10 9 (5.52%) OOD
11 6 (3.68%) Concurrent Programming
11 6 (3.68%) Performance Testing
11 6 (3.68%) Straight-Through Processing
11 6 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 160 (98.16%) C++
2 81 (49.69%) SQL
3 63 (38.65%) Perl
4 34 (20.86%) Python
5 32 (19.63%) C#
6 29 (17.79%) C
7 12 (7.36%) VC++
8 7 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.45%) Java
11 3 (1.84%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.61%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (47.85%) Oracle
2 12 (7.36%) OpenLink
3 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.68%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.23%) Siemens
5 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.61%) Dialogic
6 1 (0.61%) NICE Systems
6 1 (0.61%) Tieto
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